After yesterday’s face-slap announcement that he will retire next year, David Letterman told his Late Show audience tonight, “A year from now, I’ll be on a beach with a metal detector.” He also mentioned getting an unexpected response when he called CBS chief Leslie Moonves to tell him the news. And as for Letterman’s longtime makeup person — well, have a look for yourself:

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2 years
Great comment.
Agent M
2 years
Indeed. Much more thoughtful than "he's been phoning it in for years!" Dave had his time, now...
Letterman Fan
2 years
Warren Littlefield said many times that Dave wanted more money than Leno, ownership of the show plus...